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officer wounded in a shootout with robbery suspects. how is the officer and where are the suspects? and rain hit the bay area in a big way. are we facing a weekend washout? how about the work week ahead? good morning, everyone. i'm terry mcsweeney. we've asked the questions, let's get the answers. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, everyone. the timing on these two systems pretty good because we really are looking at the rain showers ending throughout the morning hours. the embarcadero right now lit up pretty nicely and the showers are with us for sure. they will be tapering off throughout the morning hours. here's a live look. you see most of the activity in the north bay here and some of the heavier returns in between santa rosa and petaluma. highway 101. so definitely watch out here. some moderate rain over into sonoma. and lighter rain heading to
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hayward and further south we get the rain shadow effect where the rain is held back from the south bay. so you are looking dry right now, but rainfall amounts will continue to add up throughout the overnight hours as our second colder system comes our way. but a break this afternoon. numbers in the 60s. today the warmer day. terry. >> thanks very much. >> san jose police spent much of the night searching the area around a high school after a chase of armed robbery suspects turned into a shootout, leaving one officer injured. happened shortly after 9:00. suspects were spotted by police of. there was a high-speed chase. one suspect jumped out and fired at police. officers were injured when several rounds his his police car. >> one round struck the officer or ricocheted and struck the officer but he was injured as a result of that. a second officer who was on scene jumped out of his car, returned fire. >> one suspect ran away and another got back in a car and
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was last seen near over hilt high. the officer was treated for nonlife-threatening injuries. there will be a live update from the scene coming up in the newscast. a chp office he was not seriously hurt when his car rolled over last night. it happened during a rainy period about 10:00. not clear what caused the single-car rollover. the officer was check out at an officer. obviously the rain is here and it was really coming down in the north bay last night. we went up there to show you how folks were coping. >> the steady rain did not wash out this playoff game in owner park. >> how are they doing not rain? >> lot of fumbles. >> a wet ball is hard to hold on to and both sides of losing it it. >> this game between the cougars and the knights, rain-soaked players still managed to make some big moves. off the field the rain prompted some last minute sales of a
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must-have accessory. >> rain ponchos! >> bradley snatched up a poncho because his umbrella was hijacked. >> my umbrella, my sister's friends took it. >> some of the hometown crowd cheered while staying nice and dry under an improvised sky box made of a tent. the rain was a welcome site for some. >> it's wonder foul see the rain. it's good for everything. >> i'm leaving soon to a hot and dusty area so this is very nice to be in front of. >> and one person not only hoped for more rain but he hoped for more snow? the sierra, too. >> i hope we have a lot more rain than last year. last year was pretty -- well, at least as far as snow went it was a disappointing year tore that. >> the marin county, abc7 news. >> this morning we have the surveillance picture of a san francisco sheriff's deputy who was arrested for bank robbery. this is 36-year-old film lip
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chung tung. he robbed a bank of america bank in the richmond district earlier this month. he gave a note a teller saying he was armed and got away with $700 in cash. he never did show the weapon. he faces robbery charges of robbery and burglary. the military for israel said they responded to attacks launched by hamas. the targets are linked to top supply tunnels and the massive police come bound in gaza. home of a hamas ledder was hit. he was not home at the time. militants have unleashed some 500 rockets against israel, including new longer-range rockets that have hit tel aviv and jerusalem. there will be more coming up at 7:00. >> the attacks triggered a
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protest in san francisco yesterday. the pro palestinian demonstrators want to see an end. but the israeli supporters said their nation is acting in self-defense. >> and a train collided with a school bus carrying kindergartners killing at least 47. it occurred as the bus crossed the track. others are still missing. officials say it appears the railroad crossing was not closed as the train sped toward it. egypt's train has a poor safety record. and also, possible bomb components found in a carry-on bag. new information about the man arrested at oakland airport. and lake tahoe ski resorts prepare for another big
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>> this is abc7 news. >> authorities in missouri arrested a man they say planned to shoot up a theater during the showing of the twilight movie. his name is blake. his mother turned him in. she told police she thought he intended to shoot people at the movie. he purchased two automatic wins and hundreds of bullets. she said it remind her of the attack in colorado this year with the opening of "the dark knight" show. the police said he is mentally ill and not on his medication. we are learning more about the man arrested at oakland international airport. they believe he tried to sneak bomb materials through security. we have what we've learned about the suspect. >> abc7 news learned 49-year-old
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jeffrey told investigators he was an artist, carrying artwork through the airport last night, not components that could be used to make a bomb as police believed. we did some digging and found this website for jeff, who appears to be in creative media. higgs linked-in profile said he's a executive creative director and producer for generated content in the greater los angeles area. but click on his link and you are out of luck. he was arrested last night at the airport. he was on his way home in southern california. we are told he took off his watch and put it in a bin with his carry i don't know and covered in with coat. >> the watch had on it a toggle switch, a series of fuses, a series of wires protruding from it, a circuit board. >> the alameda county sheriff's department said even though he was not in possess eggs of explosives, the bomb squad
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determined he had what was needed to make a timing device for a bomb. and his boots were two sizes too big and stuffed with layers of in soles, just like the shoe bomber, richard read. >> he had what appeared to be a homemade cavity in there. >> an area where things could be stashed. and his shirt was military style. it was what soldiers can use to stop the bleeding it if their arm is injured. and police want to find out what was really going on. nelson said there is always the concern that this could have been a dry run. in the newsroom, abc7 news. a group of nudists plan to protest in san francisco today hoping to convince supervisors to vote against a proposed ban on nudity this week. they marched naked to the federal courthouse yesterday. they are seeking a court order in support of what they call a fundamental freedom. they are filing a class action lawsuit to prevent the city from asking the ban. it is sponsored by the supervisor, and many of his
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constituents are sick of the so-called naked guys taking over the plaza in his district. the follow workers will have a job for another march. the tolls that are in addition to the fast track will replace the workers but first new testing feeds to be done. using electronic tolls could save an estimated $19 million over the next eight years. biodiesel fuel and now available at street corner stations for individual consumers for the first time in the bay area, for the first time in the nation, for that matter. it's made possible by a partnership of two peninsula-based companies. here's david louie with the story. >> reporter: it locks like an ordinary corner gas station but the fuel is far from ordinary. it's a blended biodiesel. it's made from feeding plant based sugar to he willgy. it produced fewer pick plants,
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20% less carbon dioxide and less carbons. it's offered at four locations in the bay area with more in the works. >> we are showing what the future is going to look like. we hope that others will follow suit and, you know, follow our example and bring cleaner fuels to the public. >> at $4.23 a gallon, it costs the same as regular diesel. however, they expect the price to fall into the same range at gasoline as it ramps up production. bob ames is the price president of fuels. >> we have one facility that is producing demonstration scale quantities of our oil, that's in peoria, illinois. and we are building plants, thee first one in brazil, but we have others we haven't yet announce bud are coming online in the future. and it is expected to be strong for demand in fleets. they have been working with the navy, carmakers on alternative fuels to redeuce foreign --
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reduce foreign oil dependence. >> it can be used to produce not just biodiesel but renewable diesel, renewable jet fuel, conventional sort of military grade speck fuels so a full range of fuels. >> propel will be using this station and the other three to get feedback from consumers. with the price of decemberel and biodiesel the same, consumers will get a choice for the very first time. in san jose, abc7 news. the holiday shopping season is almost here and this year thursday is the new black friday. many stores are starting black friday stores on thursday, thanksgiving day. check it out before you start your black friday shopping. we have compiled a list of stores opening as early as thanksgiving day. you can also browse their sale
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ads. and if it is being changed to thursday we have to change the name to golden brown thursday to keep in line with the golden brown turkey. >> do you give it a little. >> a seasonal forecast. >> we are starting out with the rain showers tapering off. that's good news but the visibility has been reduced with santa rosa 2 1/2 miles. right now you are looking at some wet pavement. we are going to see the lingering showers. a colder system tonight. lots going on. we will put it all together for you right after the break. >> and also next, jim harbaugh returns to work just a day after visiting the hospital. larry are beil tells us i
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disney is abc7s parent company. a dig celebration last night. the lights are on and it will be a great holiday season. how do i know that? it's just a feeling, folks. the lake tahoe ski resorts are preparing for a big week. sugar bowl is opening today. we have the story from so da springs. >> friday afternoon brought a mix of rain and snow to the summit. >> this is a really good start. i hate to read too much into it but so far signs are optimistic. >> as usual, borial was the first resort open and halloween, but that's more for bragging rights. thanksgiving is what really counts and sugar bowl with open to with two lifts, knob hill at the bottom and lincoln at the top. >> we usually ski at thanksgiving so a week prior is amazing for us. >> while here they tested a third lift, disney, to make a
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game-day decisions about running that one as well. they decided they would on sunday. >> thanksgiving is big for resorts. it's typically the first big weekend that all the resorts get. and it just kicks off the season. especially coming off last year. >> sierra ski resorts really will have something to be it thankful for next week if the storms come in this week and clear out in time for the weekend for the skiers to get up here. abc7 news. he'sa is here with the story that's impacting every single one of us one way or another today. we have the rain coming down. it was pouring on southbound 101 in marin county this morning. just coming down. >> we have wind to talk about this afternoon after the system exits and a stronger system tonight. definitely impacting us for the weekend. but in between we are look at the breaks. as we head outside from the roof camera, that's a cool shot. you can see it through the clouds there. we have the light rain falling in parts of the bay.
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oakland has a little over a third of an inch. and over an inch up in the north bay from the civic center and over that up to around mount saint helena and saint rosa. live doppler 7 hd putting it all in motion for you and you notice the waves of rain continue to push through the bay area this morning but we are on the back edge of it. so we will begin to see the rain taper on off throughout the morning hours. here's a look around highway 101 east of santa rosa. look around rona park. also sonoma, and down to novato and san rafael. and look at the east bay. light rain here. mist and drizzle through berkeley, san leandro and hayward. we just picked up .08 at the fire station there. and notice the central coast, some light rain here. this continues to rotate in and it is a mild air mass so
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temperatures are pretty, you know, comfortable out there. 57 redwood city. 60 mountain view with 60 in san jose. here's a look at some of the fog. the visibility has been reduced with a mile and three quarters around concord, three files sfo, two and a half files around the bay and santa rosa. we are looking at the fog and as the front continues to push through we get the lull in the afternoon. colder tonight and winds will pick up throughout the day today. we look for dry conditions most of the day tomorrow but with the passage of a colder and stronger front through the overnight hours tonight. it will be a chilly take tomorrow. here's a look at the first system. the area of low pressure sits offshore. that continues to rotate in and then it's this system that is cues up to bring the colder system tonight with the rainfall amounts really beginning to stack up. so here we are this morning. notice the heavier rain up in the north bay. here comes our low throughout the afternoon today. so much of today, some sunshine.
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not a bad afternoon but by 4:00 up in the north bay, north of santa rosa, you are getting wet. by 5:00 the front is marching southward. by 9:00 it's trying to push through the central bay and throughout the evening hours. we begin to dry up. 9:00 tomorrow morning looking pretty good out there. but between now and tomorrow morning, we are looking at one to two inches in the north bay, three quarters to inch and a half along the peninsula. about an inch to half inch in the east bay and the winter weather advisory. right now very mild but the snow coming down tomorrow with 8 to 12 inches above 7,000 feet. the second system a better snowmaker. 60 today with the scattered showers mainly in the morning hours. 63 in oakland with 63 in morgan hill. that kind of seems to be the popular number. we are looking at the overnight rain. tonight some moderate to heavy rain and then we look for the break the rest of the day.
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a slight chance on monday. tuesday looking at just a chance of showers and looks like we going to dry it out by the middle of the week, including thanksgiving. so kind what have we expect this time of year and the timing not too bad with the bulk of the day dry today and tomorrow. >> a lot of travelers are going to have dry thanksgiving. >> yep. that's good. >> and lisa, thanks a lot. in sports 13th ranked stanford plays number 2 oregon in a huge match-up in eugene this evening. you can watch it here. at 5:00 cal meets oregon state tonight. san jose state will try to win their ninth game of the year when they play byu at 7:30 tonight. last night the warriors tried to get their fifth win of the year in minnesota. here's the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning, everybody. the warriors started a three-game road trip last night with a stop in minnesota. they got a lead late and then held on tight in that fourth quarter. ricky harrison barns coming off the best game of his young pro
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career against the hawks. another nice drive and the floater. 18 for the kid. rookies -- warriors went on a run to end the half. carl landry, with a an acquisition he has been. 15 points off the bench. steph curry with 17. and the warriors up five here. are barnes, look at this drive from midcourt. tremendous! warriors win their second straight, 106-98 was the final. two years ago the stanford women's been team snapped uconn's 90th game win streak and they did it again last night. they ended baylor's 42-game win streak. stanford you see in the internet video lost to baylor the last season, they take down number one 71-69. the cal men on the road playing the university of denver. first road test for the bears.
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cal made 10 of their first 13 shots in the second half. allen crab head the bears for 20 points. breaking 1,000 career points at value. and david 11 points, 12 rebounds a baby hook on the base line. cal now 3-0 >> there was concern at first but upon seeing james har ball back at practice they joked the coach should be find 500 bucks. he missed meetings on thursday. the coach said the heartbeat issue is nothing new. he's been dealing with it for most of his life. you can take the stress out of the job when you are an nfl head coach but james har baugh will listen to the doctor and cut down on caffeine. >> and i've had that dream
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before many times where you are -- leak you are supposed to be taking a test or the team is out there practicing and you are not out there. so just glad to be out here. >> stanford, they will try to shock the world tonight. trying to take down number two oregon on the road in eugene. 5:00 p.m. kick off on abc7. if the ducks win they will claim the pac-12 north division title. the ducks have the longest win streak in the country, 13 straight games scoring 32 points or more in all of those victories. >> the one team in the nation that has played their best every single game. and my talk to our guys is you have to match that. you have to play your best. to play against the best, you have to give your best to give yourself a chance. >> stanford, they are 20 1/2 point underdog on the road at oregon. again, 5:00 p.m. check off here on abc7 and followed by another edition of lexus after the game
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with all the sports highlights. that's a wrap on sports. have a great weekend. i'm larry beil. >> coming up, the huge food drive today that can help feed people in need on thanksgiving. how you can help. >> and a judge's decision on a high-speed rail project. and the possible fine google
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>> topping our news this half-hour, california's high-speed rail project will continue as scheduled at least for now. a judge has turned down an attempt by farmers to stop the project in the central valley where it is expected to break ground next summer. however, the legal fight is far from over, here's nannette miranda. >> the future of california's controversy 800-mile $68 billion high-speed rail project hinges on the outcome of a lawsuit filed by lawsuits, water districts and other opposing interests in the central valley. that's where the first segment is expected to break ground next summer. >> they are not following that are own guidelines them are supposed to minimize impact to farmers, they did not. they are supposed to listen to people, they did not. >> the plaintiffs are asking for a six month injunction, hotting the work so they can prove california failed to conduct
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thorough environmental reviews. if they had, they would say, the environmental impact reviews or eirs would show having a bullet train running through the middle of farm lands and irrigation fields would adversely affect agriculture. >> we are looking at a situation where a farmer might have to drive five miles to get from one side of his farm to another because there's a railroad right-of-way down the middle. >> authorities for the high-speed rail authority argue the environmental reviews were done importantly and emphasize a delay could add to the already high price taking. >> 8 to $10 million if the court issues an injunction for six months. that would be their request. >> not to mention a delay to also jeopardize billions of dollars in federal grant money that must be spent by 2017. in the end the judge denied the preliminary injunctions which means barring other potential
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delays. the plaintiffs are considering taking their case to federal court. abc7 news. new this morning, president obama is on his way to southeast asia for a three-nation tour that would include burma. he is on his way to tie lapped today with events planned tomorrow. he will return to washington on wednesday just in time for thanksgiving. before he left the president recorded his weekly address urging the extension of tax cuts for most americans while raising taxes on the wealthiest americans. >> we shouldn't hold the middle class hostage while congress debates tax breaks for the wealthy. let's do what we agreed on, let's keep taxes low for the middle class and let's get it done soon so we can give families and businesses good news going into the holiday season. >> they say raising taxes on people who own small businesses would be bad news for businesses and families because they would be force today lay off thousands of workers. there is improving news on
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the california job front. the unemployment rate went down one tent after percent since september and part of a steady decline. about 36,000 people were hired in october. most of them, however, for seasonal retail jobs. the california jobless rate has fallen 1.4% since october of 20 is 111 with the state adding 295,000 nonfarm jobs. a consumer group has lost its fight to make google pay a stiffer penalty for side-stepping privacy settings in apple's web browser. as jonathan bloom explains, the ruling comes with growing concern that web companies know too much what we do online. >> on the 19th floor of this building. the consumer watchdog wind head-to-head with google and lost. >> these guys are buying their way out of a jam which is just what is pocket change. it's unacceptable. >> the group was trying to get the judge to raise the $22.5 million fine google is paying as part of a settlement
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in a privacy case. they said google side stepped a setting in apple's safari's web brows to go prevent third company placing cookies on your computer to track you as you surf report. in a statement google only with would say they were glad the court agreed there was no merit to the request. >> we have fundamental problems with the notion you can pay your money and deny you did anything wrong. >> in spite of the judge's ruling. privacy advoindicates say they hope it called attention to the practice of tracking users across the web. >> when you are using the internet you have a shadow of corporations following you around and taking note of everywhere you go. >> the electronic frontier organization has promod the do not track button but that's only upon request and most teasers track you anyway. a privacy firm did their own
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research and said gagger is the biggest tracker. they explain why >> watch what people do and how they behave, you learn from motivates them. and that's really the key to understanding what people will be most likely to want to buy. >> she worries advertisors could use the data to show different people different prices. how to avoid that? >> you probably need to block advertisements if they want to protect their privacy online. >> abc7 news. >> well, new this morning, and happening this morning, the boy scouts are conducting one of the nation's largest food drives today going door to door, clerking nonperishable food tore local food banks. here in the bay area more than 40,000 scouts will be picking up boxed or bag food placed on door steps. that food has ton on your doorstep by 9:00 this morning please. the drive is called scouting for food. the bay area goal is collecting 450,000 pounds of food this year. if you live along a collection route, you have already received a door hanger telling you about
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the drive. if you don't live on a collection route, if you haven't been notified, can donate in person or on line. this afternoon afternoon el camino car club will parade to the safe way to load up more than a thousand pounds of turkey. they will haul it straight to the second harvest food bank to make the massive donation. they said they will pose for pictures. it will help fill the food bank's nearly empty refrigerators. last year they visited more than 700 pounds. that's the mark to beat this year. >> and bay area news is committed to working with food banks to feed hungry people in our area. we have information on how you can help, including the most needed donation on our website. coming up next, we will attend a school of heros. the university of entrepreneurs where graduating could make you millions. and right now a live look outside. looking at -- you are supposed to be seeing the pyramid on the
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right side but you can only see about two-thirds of it. over on the left side, of course, the embarcadero center all lit up with 17,000 bulbs deck lating those downtown buildings. they were turned on last night. we have a forecast coming up. ♪ just put a little bit of yourself ♪ ♪ in everything you do [ female announcer ] add your own ingredients to hamburger helper for a fresh take on a quick, delicious meal. it's one box with hundreds of possibilities. of green giant vegetables it's easy to eat like a giant... ♪ and feel like a green giant. ♪ ho ho ho ♪ green giant
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>> welcome back, everybody. 5:39. you see the golden gate bridge, the rain coming down. light right now. we have showers in the forecast. we have wind this the forecast. do we have periods of sun in the forecast? yes, we do. we have it all. she's got it all coming up in a couple minutes. in san mateo, there's a school unlike any other. the students are exceptionally
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bright and competitive and the classes are unconventional. it's founder is an i con this silicon valley and if you do well you could graduate with the money you need to start your own company. vic lee has the story. >> the school is housed in the old nine-story benjamin franklin hotel in downtown san mateo. it's name is still above the entrance. but now out front there are pictures of apple founders steve jobs and elan who started tesla motors. this is an unconventional school that teaches young entrepreneurs how to succeed in the real business word. it's founder, can't hit tim draper whos less includes hot list, skype and now he's spent millions founding the school. >> what i wanted to do was create a school of a type that encouraged people to step out there and become heros.
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to stick their neck out. as we say in the credo, to fail and fail again until they succeed. >> it's not open yet but the school held a month-long pilot program for some 40 students this summer. >> our brand, my reputation are paramount. >> each morning starts out with a superhero pledge. >> i will treat people well. i will make short term sacrifices for long-term success. >> students sit on bean bags. the curriculum is just as unusual. there's yoga, go-carts, kayaking, painting, urban and rural survival con tests. draper said these abc news tests teach them how to take on challenges out in the real world. >> a few people will succeed at and many people will fail at. our goal really is for them to understand what eats like to fail and to move on. >> students have to apply for the eight-week program with tuition at $7,500. they are divided into teams
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competing against each other. >> i think people working in teams do extraordinary things that they won do for themselves >> regardless what have describe you are in. >> they learn all the fundamental of business and traditional classes. they are taught not through instruct torts but executives from companies. and it ended with them pitching a business idea to a panel of venture capitalists. each student had two minutes to make their case. this person won the competition and she got funding for her idea. a better testing device to detect ovarian cysts. he she said draper university changed her life. >> i only have a prototype. i have a product that is working in human tissue. i have a term sheet for the next round of funding, which will be a total of 4-month-old. >> those we spoke to at the open house all said that the school adistracted them because of its
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free-spirited approach to entrepreneurship. >> it's a place for young people to come and learn to be enervative thinkers. >> i'm looking for something that pushes me outside of my comfort zone, gives me a chance to fail, a chance to be creative. >> draper is said to open in april with 80 selected students or, as they are called here, 80 heroes. abc7 news. >> we are joined by lisa to talk about the rain that's coming down and coming down and coming down. >> it's exiting but there is another system that will be stronger and colder. but the one last night is heading on out of town. >> i can't tell one from the other. >> it's a little difficult, especially this time of the day. here's looking at it from the east bay. temperatures are mild with this system. we have 60s out there right now. get set for a colder, rannier evening. but in between you might like it. stay with us. >> all right.
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also ahead a store stuffing promises to save you time in thanksgiving but which one is theiumest? on your side's michael finney has the results of a stuffing taste test. >> we leave these pickles the way they are, the entire nation will be sick. will be sick. >> an improv you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas!
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>> nen who hosts thanksgiving dinner knows how much work it is. so a good store-bought stuffing can help release some of the stress in the catchen. here's 7 on your side's michael finney with a stuffing taste test. >> good morning. the stuffing has got to taste good. the consumer reports tests finds not all store-bought ones do. >> a moist, perfectly browned turkey is a must on thanksgiving. but it still isn't complete without a delicious stuffing. now preparing a holiday dinner from scratch is a lot of work. so can you wow your guests with a store-bought stuffing? consumer reports tested 11 to see if you can cut a few corners and still get tasty results. testers looked at ones from stove top, arnold, pep ridge farm and even great value from wal-mart. each stuffing was prepared according to directions, adding ingredients like butter or marchger in, celery, onion and
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broth. >> we want it had to have a pressure broth favor, nonbullion and taste the fresh vegetables, not dried or dried stuff. >> most of chewy vegetables, dried seasonings, overpowering herbs and a less flavor. but testers say there's hope. two from pep ridge firm, the herbed seasoned and cornbread stuffing or fresh tasting, flavor full and moist. >> both of the pep ridge farm ones called tore fresh ingredients. it's a little more work but it's worth it for the taste. >> both would be a tasty addition to your thanksgiving dinner and no one need ever know the stuffing isn't homemade. >> well, wouldn't mistake turkey stuffing for a health food, consumer reports said you can make it a little healthier by reducing the fat and salt. you can use a lower sodium broth to do that or cut back on the
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amount of butter and add more fresh veggies and herbs for more flavor instead of adding for salt. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> lisa is here. i know you are ready for thanksgiving but you don't have to do that much because you are not the cook, right? >> oh, to. i do plenty. >> who cooks? >> it's a joint effort at my house. >> your husband does the work. >> i know. >> you pour the wine. >> sure, yeah, i can do that. good morning, everybody. we are starting out with the wet weather. it is winding down, this second system. we've had three and the last one should write the heavier rain. right now it's raining in the sierra nevada with lake tahoe reporting light rain showers. 37 degrees. here's a look at heavenly. the tahoe valley airport, 39 degrees. so with this very warm system we are going to wait until the next one where we change on over to snow and the snow levels begin to lower. 6:51, the official sunrise,
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setting at 4:57. that's ten hours three minutes of date. here's a look downtown. and you will notice the roadways are wet. but this system is winding down. here's evidence of that. live doppler 7 hd. you will notice as we put it in motion for you, we are on the wack edge of it. but the heavier rain continues to fall well to the north of us. the spottier showers in the east bay and the south bay. here's a look right now at some pretty good downpours from count saint helena. they have picked up over an inch of rain. and lighter returns down here, highway 101, petaluma, novato and heavy wane with vacaville and rio vista. be careful if you are headed that way. light returns here. then from redwood city to mountain view, light rain showers. it will continue to kind of wind on down. you notice the main rain is in
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the north bay. mild temperatures. 60 in mountain view as well as san jose. the high temperatures are going to be just a few degrees from where we are right now. visibility produced out there with the fog, a mile three quarters in concord, two and a half in half moon bay. the airport at three miles and santa rosa at two and a half miles. with the rain it's definitely low going. we have the fog and between systems today we get a break so we have the lull. then the next system headed our way. the north bay should see the showers by 4:00, 5:00 this afternoon. it's a colder system, a stronger system but it's out of here once again by the early morning hours, salvaging much of the day tomorrow. tomorrow the cooler day out of the weekend. here's the system right now that continues to push on through. you will notice it's focused a little bit parallel and south of the bay area. and with that the warmer, moister air with that system.
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and then tonight here comes the colder system. of that's good for the snow making and mother nature helping out in the sierra nevada. here we are this morning. notice how quickly the stem pushes on through. by the noon hour we are partly cloudy. four o'clock this afternoon rain headed to santa rosa and you pushing on through the north bay. here we are by the overnight hours and there's the front. we will look for the rainfall amounts to continue to add up. another inch in the north bay. so that will give us about two inches total. half-inch to an inch east bay. snow levels high right now. they will continue to lower with almost two feet above 7,000 feet. just a couple inches at lake level. lower 60s today. so actually numbers not much warmer than we are experiencing right now. and then you will notice that the breaks for most of the day tomorrow, just a chance in the north bay monday. another chance tuesday, but we do dry out wednesday and thanksgiving. >> wednesday the big travel day. it's going to be pretty good? >> it does look pretty good
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around here. >> lisa, thanks a lot. a bay area theater company is celebrating 25 years of making people act at quick thinking actors create hilarious situations. that's improv. they offer full-length performances. don sanchez has a warning, be prepared to laugh. >> you've got to cure these pickles. >> why? >> if we leave the peck else the way they are, an entire nation will be sick. >> that was my suggestion at the bath improv theater. workers in a pickle-curing factory. what this innovative improv company and school has been doing since 1986, taking audience suggestions and creating a scene. >> i have enjoyed scoping you these past many months. >> how can i repay you? >> it is no script. it's an exercise in creativity instantly. >> we are lobbing to create characters and tell a story from beginning, middle and end rather than just using the story as an excuse for a joke. >> overcoming writer's block, if
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you will. exploring qualities you may not know you had. >> one thing we work on, go with the first thing you think of. but it takes some practice to unwind your filter. >> there is the school and they go to businesses to do team building and communications building. >> helping people to talk with each other, do conflict resolution, understand where other people are coming from. >> it's about building confidence, too, and a willingness to take risks as employees or actors. >> in acting you are interpreting something and in improv you are making it up. you are doing the script, you are doing the action, you are doing everything at the same time. >> like these three at a justin beiber concert. >> i feel a little embarrassed. i'm proud of my bieber love, okay? >> seems like anyone cannen stanley become a part of this company, like this. a tribute to their 25 years of success and they continue the anniversary celebration through then of the year. in san francisco, don sanchez,
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abc7 news. >> coming up next, kittens crying out for a new home. the holiday tradition that comes with a purr and an occasional bark, too.
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>> talking about a nice tradition, shopping in downtown san francisco is made much cuter during the holidays. take a look at the fuzzy face that is return to the windows of miss sis. dozens of countiens up for adoption up at macy's. each window has a theme designed after a san francisco neighborhood. they said people adopted 325 pets from the holiday windows last year. if you are tempted and don't want to, don't go down there because you will give in to that temptation to bring one home. coming up next at six, developing news from the south bay. a suspect now in custody
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following a police chase in san jose that ended with a wounded officer. we will have a live report from our news reporter. and lisa argen tracking the rain as it pushes through the bay area. another storm right behind i
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